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Interview with Dafna Naphtali


Dafna Naphtali




Bratislava (SK)



Dafna Naphtali is a sound researcher and artist who is an unmissable phenomenon in the New York contemporary music scene. She has countless collaborations and projects on the border of science and the arts, he teaches at New York University. She specialises in live electronics, improvised and fleeting music. In addition to computer algorithms, she uses his voice as the main tool. Dafna is also an experimental vocalist who interprets the music of avant-garde composers of the 20th century such as John Cage or Karlheinz Stockhausen. However, her approach is far from academic – her improvisations bring a lot of unexpected moments. Dafna is currently trying out what it’s like to connect with players on acoustic instruments. Together with saxophonist Edith Lettner from Vienna, she presented live material from the upcoming album of explosive duets.

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